What is a semi-precious metal?

Ever wanted to know what makes a metal semi-precious? Get up-to-date information and reliable answers to your bullion and precious metals related questions here at ModernCoinMart's Complete Bullion Resource Center.

Semi-precious metals are a type of metal that has a lower economic value than precious metals but still hold some perceived value. Examples of semi-precious metals include copper, nickel, and iron. 

These metals have unique physical and chemical properties that make them useful in various industries. Semi-precious metals are generally less reactive than other elements and can be found in the form of ore in the Earth’s crust. They also tend to be malleable and ductile, meaning they can be shaped into different forms without breaking or cracking.

Semi-precious metals are used for a variety of practical purposes. Copper is often used for electrical wiring due to its conductive properties, while Nickel is commonly used in circulating coins and jewelry due to its resistance to corrosion.

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